January 3, 2013

Notable Quote

The priority of our conference has to be to proclaim the joy, the mercy and the love of Jesus Christ at all times and in all places and to all people,” [Roman Catholic] Auxiliary Bishop Christopher Coyne said [of the Vatican's recent conference on human sexuality]. "When you have that as your communications starting point, it changes the tenor of what we say and how we are perceived

– Religion News Service Nov. 12 Roundup

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